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auto scaling

A feature of cloud computing in which servers are upgraded or downgraded automatically based on traffic. When traffic spikes for a certain period of time, auto scaling creates a new virtual machine (VM) instance to manage it and disengages the VM when the traffic decreases. The downside of auto scaling is increased server provider fees if the extra traffic ended up being false due to a denial of service (DOS) attack. See virtual machine, cloud computing and denial of service attack.
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AWS users who take advantage of UTM gain access to security that is simple to deploy, mapping it to Auto Scaling rules that free administrators from minute-to-minute configuration changes.
The integration allows enterprises to configure Auto Scaling groups that automatically make bids on capacity.
Auto Scaling - Scales on demand and it will keep up with the most robust builds - even adding thousands of Cloud Servers in minutes.
Using the latest and most resource-efficient virtualization method, Kyup provides standalone secure containers with SSD storage that allows instant provisioning, auto scaling and high availability.
Specific services will include Compute (FLAT Type), simple-, low-cost virtual servers connecting directly to the internet with global IP addresses; functions for increasing/decreasing virtual server resources automatically and in real time; Load Balancing Advanced (LBA) for balancing traffic among multiple virtual servers; Monitoring of virtual server components; and Auto Scaling of virtual servers according to set policies (please see Attachment 1 for more information).
Optimum usage of resources due to eNlight's Auto scaling technology along with Pay-As-You-Go feature ensures that you only pay for the resources your VM actually uses.
With this release, OpDemand introduces a number of user-inspired features including GitHub integration, Puppet-powered infrastructure blueprints and support for a wide range of Amazon Web Services components, including Elastic Load Balancers, Auto Scaling Groups and RDS instances.
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On-demand auto scaling feature detects the needs for resources like CPU & RAM on the clients' virtual machines and scales them on the fly depending upon the requirement of the website/application.
The new Region provides a broad suite of AWS services, including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS), Amazon SimpleDB, Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS), Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Auto Scaling, AWS CloudFormation, and Amazon CloudWatch.
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